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low platelet

My wife suffering from Low platelet since more than a year,...now 61 counts, and she need to go for Aortic Valve  Replacement surgery , with this 61 counts she can go for Surgery?and how to make high Platelets counts, cause we done so many ways of treatments but ..still not get the normal counts,thank
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i think the important thing to ascertain is the cause of the low platelets.  if it is related to the liver than almost definitely she has cirrhosis which will impart increased perioperative risk to the procedure.  she should see a liver specialist prior to undergoing the surgery then.
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